Steve Helland is a partner and founder of the Accessible Technology Defense practice at Fredrikson & Byron. He represents over 50 clients in defending and efficiently resolving website accessibility / Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits and in compliance and risk-reduction actions.
Amber James is a digital strategist at Clockwork, an experience design and technology agency. She began her career as a copywriter and content strategist in Portland, Oregon where she worked with design agencies, tech companies, and Fortune 100 companies. Today, she guides clients through the process of rethinking their digital presence with a data-informed, accessible, user-centric approach. She is an IAAP Certified Professional in Accessibility Core Competencies.
Michele is the VP Business Development & Strategic Partners, Co-founder of Accessible360.
My years of successful sales and business development experience paired with my service and leadership on programs focused on inclusion and equal access have all fed my entrepreneurial spirit and prepared me for a unique opportunity in the area of website accessibility consulting. The best part of my position with A360 is increasing awareness and helping clients learn what it means to become compliant. It’s not only the right thing to do, it’s good for your business.
I lead the Business Development for A360 by identifying potential partners, consulting on creative website strategies for our clients’ businesses and strengthening community relationships to further our mission.
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